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Old 30 December 2008, 10:26   #1
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RTG Ram (a question)

How is RTG Ram used by Amiga applications ?
And how it differs from FAST ram ?

If, for example, in winuae settings, I set FAST ram to 128 Meg and RTG ram to, eg, 32 Meg, what's the benefit for amiga applications ?
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Old 30 December 2008, 10:31   #2
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RTG (ReTargetable Graphics) RAM is the RAM on a graphics card. If you add RTG RAM, you can install a graphics card driver (Picasso96) as if the emulated Amiga had a graphics card.

An application cannot directly access RTG memory and so it does not benefit at all. But of course all (system-friendly) applications benefit from the graphics acceleration and higher resolutions / more colors of a graphics card.
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Old 30 December 2008, 10:37   #3
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Thanks for the explanation, Thomas!
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Old 31 December 2008, 11:06   #4
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Nice style of writing and in depth explanation Thomas (5*)

Ever thought of doing the same for other features in Winuae. Not a guide on how to use winuae. Just a guide of features that are available in winuae, fully explained like your op above.
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